social consciousness

noun

Definition of social consciousness

: awareness of important social issues She developed a strong social consciousness in college.

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“Social consciousness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/social%20consciousness. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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